02842 Area Code

Antrim, Armagh, Ballycastle, Ballyclare, Ballygawley, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Banbridge, Bangor(Co. Down), Belfast, Carrickmore, Coleraine, Cookstown, Downpatrick, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Fivemiletown, Kesh, Kilrea, Kircubbin, Larne, Limavady, Lisburn, Lisnaskea, Londonderry, Magherafelt, Martinstown, Newcastle(Co. Down), Newry, Newtownstewart, Omagh, Portadown, Rostrevor and Saintfield Telephone Numbers

02842 is not an area code in its own right. The area code is in fact 028, and the following 42 is part of the local number.

So 02842 should actually be written 028 42, although it makes no difference when dialling the number. For more information on 028 numbers, see the page for the 028 area code

The 028 area code covers Antrim, Armagh, Ballycastle, Ballyclare, Ballygawley, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Banbridge, Bangor(Co. Down), Belfast, Carrickmore, Coleraine, Cookstown, Downpatrick, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Fivemiletown, Kesh, Kilrea, Kircubbin, Larne, Limavady, Lisburn, Lisnaskea, Londonderry, Magherafelt, Martinstown, Newcastle(Co. Down), Newry, Newtownstewart, Omagh, Portadown, Rostrevor and Saintfield and the surrounding area.

028 numbers can also be based in the following locations near to Antrim, Armagh, Ballycastle, Ballyclare, Ballygawley, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Banbridge, Bangor(Co. Down), Belfast, Carrickmore, Coleraine, Cookstown, Downpatrick, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Fivemiletown, Kesh, Kilrea, Kircubbin, Larne, Limavady, Lisburn, Lisnaskea, Londonderry, Magherafelt, Martinstown, Newcastle(Co. Down), Newry, Newtownstewart, Omagh, Portadown, Rostrevor and Saintfield:

  • Aghadowey
  • Aghalee
  • Ahoghill
  • Annaghmore
  • Annalong
  • Ardglass
  • Armoy (Co. Antrim)
  • Aughafatten
  • Aughnacloy
  • Baillies Mills
  • Ballinamallard
  • Ballinaskeagh
  • Ballygally
  • Ballygawley
  • Ballygowan
  • Ballykinler
  • Ballymoney
  • Ballynahinch
  • Ballyronan
  • Ballywalter
  • Ballyward
  • Banbridge
  • Belcoo
  • Bellaghy
  • Bellarena
  • Belleek
  • Benburb
  • Beragh
  • Bessbrook
  • Bready
  • Brookeborough
  • Broughshane
  • Bushmills (Co. Antrim)
  • Caledon
  • Campsie
  • Carnlough
  • Carrickfergus
  • Carrickmore
  • Carryduff
  • Castledawson
  • Castlederg
  • Castlereagh
  • Castlerock
  • Castlewellan
  • Claudy
  • Clogher
  • Cloughmills
  • Coagh
  • Coalisland
  • Comber
  • Cookstown
  • Craigavon
  • Cross
  • Crossgar
  • Crossmaglen
  • Crumlin
  • Cullybackey
  • Cushendall
  • Cushendun
  • Derryadd
  • Derrygonnelly
  • Derrylin
  • Dervock (Co. Antrim)
  • Donaghadee
  • Draperstown
  • Dromara
  • Dromore (Co. Down)
  • Dromore (Co. Tyrone)
  • Drumbo
  • Drumquin
  • Dunamanagh
  • Dundonald
  • Dundrod
  • Dundrum (Co. Down)
  • Dungiven
  • Dunloy (Co. Antrim)
  • Eglinton
  • Feeny
  • Fintona
  • Fivemiletown
  • Florencecourt
  • Forkhill
  • Garvagh
  • Gilford (Co. Armagh)
  • Glarryford
  • Glenanne
  • Glenarm
  • Glengormley
  • Glenwherry
  • Gortin
  • Greyabbey
  • Helens Bay
  • Hillsborough
  • Holywood
  • Irvinestown
  • Islandmagee
  • Jerrettspass
  • Katesbridge
  • Keady
  • Kells
  • Kesh
  • Kilkeel
  • Killeavy
  • Killinchy
  • Killyleagh
  • Kilrea
  • Kircubbin
  • Limavady
  • Lisbellaw
  • Lisnaskea
  • Loughgall
  • Loughgiel
  • Lurgan
  • Maghera
  • Markethill
  • Mayobridge
  • Maze
  • Millisle
  • Moira
  • Moneymore
  • Mountfield
  • Moy
  • Newtownards
  • Newtownbutler
  • Newtownhamilton
  • Pomeroy
  • Portaferry
  • Portavogie
  • Portglenone
  • Portrush
  • Portstewart
  • Poyntzpass
  • Randalstown
  • Rasharkin
  • Rathfriland
  • Rathlin (County Antrim)
  • Richhill
  • Roslea
  • Rostrevor
  • Seaforde (Co Down)
  • Sion Mills
  • Springfield
  • Stewartstown
  • Stoneyford
  • Strabane
  • Strangford
  • Swatragh
  • Tandragee
  • Templepatrick
  • Tempo
  • Toomebridge
  • Trillick
  • Tulnacross
  • Waringstown
  • Warrenpoint
  • Whiteabbey
  • Whitehead

Please note that an 028 number does not necessarily come from one of these locations, although the majority do.
People or businesses based outside of this geographical location may still register 028 numbers.
This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence.


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Phone numbers beginning 028 are geographic numbers.

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The cost of calling an 028 number

When calling from a land line, calls to 028 numbers can cost up to 10p per minute, dependent on the time of day, and there is usually also a call set-up fee.
When calling from mobile phones, calls to these numbers cost between 10p and 40p per minute.

Most land line operators offer inclusive call packages which allow calls free at certain times of the day, or at all times, and most mobile companies include free any-time minutes in the monthly contract payment, or a bundle of minutes for a reduced cost in the form of a top-up credit.


Codes near to the 028 area code:

View a list of the allocated number ranges for 028 numbers


Map of the area covered by the 028 dialling code

Map of the 028 area code